Today Optus and the ANU jointly announced a new partnership to detect bushfires as soon as they start and put then out in minutes. We publish the announcements from both the ANU and Optus and you can download the partnership brochure.
Mike Gorman has completed his incredible work of reviewing and categorising all the submissions to the NSW Enquiry! Read his introduction and download your copy here.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) released their interim report on the C130 crash last summer. Wildfire Today publish a very good overview.
We highlight three articles in the Reuters Graphics series which cover wildfires in the USA. Lots of great information and a superb presentation.
The NRL reported that Dale Finucane wished his trip home to Bega in February was “on a more positive note” but he’s been recognised for leading the Storm’s bushfire relief efforts in the area.
This is one of a number of stories from around the state in this weekes roundup.
Narooma RFS, Dalmeny-Kianga RFS, and Tilba RFS worked with two Narooma Fire & Rescue trucks to save the Mitre 10.
This is one of a number of news stories form around the state this week.
In a major win for our aerial firefighting capability, Coulson has attracted Chris Smallhorn to the job of Australian CEO.
Coulson are the global aerial firefighting experts and are doing a fantastic job of knowledge transfer to Australians. Read more about Chris Smallhorn and the expertise he brings to the new role here …
Get Ready week is upon us with many fire sheds opening to the public for some community engagement.
This is one of a number of stories in our News Roundup for the week.
Some exciting announcements from Andrew Forrest’s Minderoo Foundation. The new initiative is called Fire Shield and we cover the launch event.
Koalas make the headlines today with the Nationals ‘pulling out’ of the coalition over their koala policy.
Read Vic Jurskis views on the subject and we’ve included a couple of links to the governments policy documents.